Two arrested for drugs in Richland

RICHLAND, Miss. (WJTV) – Two people are facing drug charges out of Richland.

Police say they arrested Joshua Loftin and April Newsome Monday morning at Hometown Quickie.

WJTV was told an officer recognized Loftin who has an outstanding warrant in Simpson County.

Police searched the truck the two were in and found meth, mushrooms and a gun.

Loftin and Newsome are both being charged with possession with intent to distribute.

Loftin is facing more charges including a felon in possession of a gun.






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